You have been the Project Manager on a new project
You have been the Project Manager on a new project for a foreign company, and the engagement has been successful. In the foreign country, it is customary to show their appreciation by presenting a gift, so the company wants to award the Project Manager a new Rolex watch. It will be presented to you at the next meeting. What is the professional and social responsibility for the Project Manager?
(A) To accept the watch and not offend the company
(B) To decline the watch because it is against your company policies
(C) To decline the watch and give it to the president of your company
(D) To accept the watch and donate it to your favorite charity
It is the policy of the foreign company to present gifts, but the PM is coming from a company where accepting gifts is against company policy. Which policy should he adhere to in this case?